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19
Jul

Deloris Witt

 
Deloris Jane Witt was born in Reynolds to Osa and Maude Cline Witt on Jan. 7, 1929.
She died May 26, 2016, at her home at the Heritage Care Center at the age of 87 years, 4 months, 19 days. She was baptized Jan. 7, 2013.
Deloris lived at home with her parents until both her and sister Doris were placed in the Beatrice State Developmental Center. When her sister Doris passed away, Deloris was relocated to the Heritage Care Center on Nov. 10, 1969. She lived at the Heritage for over 46 years, which became her home. Through those years Deloris had many roommates that she became close too, as well as their families. 
Tue
19
Jul

Patricia Watson

 
Patricia M. (Haddan) Watson, 56, of Fairbury, passed away July 9, 2016, at Bryan LGH West, in Lincoln after a lengthy illness.
She was born to Donald and Norma (Polage) Haddan on June 8, 1960, in Fairbury. She grew up on the Haddan Family farm south of Alexandria and was a graduate of Meridian High School in 1978.
She loved her animals and enjoyed gardening, inheriting the green thumb from her mother. She also enjoyed going to flea markets, garage sales and auctions. She will be deeply and lovingly missed.
Surviving are husband, Doug; son, Seth; brothers: Russell (Linda) Haddan, of Ogallala, Doyle (Joyce) Haddan, of Lincoln, and sister Maxine Haddan, of Fairbury; aunt Gladys Schweer, of North Platte; aunt Erma Pauley, of Fremont; mother-in-law Phyllis Watson, of Fairbury; sisters-in-law Judy (Scott) Ryan, of Omaha; Pam (Larry) Fisbeck, of Oklahoma City; Joyce Graves, of Hastings; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Tue
19
Jul

Robert Stahl

 
Robert (Bob) Ray Stahl, 84, of Fairbury, passed from this earth Monday, July 11, 2016, at JCHC. He was born Nov. 21, 1931, in Diller to Herman and Norma Harvey Stahl.
Bob was educated in the Diller school system and graduated in 1949. After graduation, he met and eventually married Phyllis Valentine on Aug. 5, 1952. Two days after the wedding ceremony, Bob shipped out to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. During is absence, his bride resided in Diller with her new father-in-law.
Upon his return, the couple moved to an apartment in Fairbury where they started a family. Bob was employed as a truck driver. In subsequent years, he also worked at the Creamery, the CoOp and Barber Furniture.
Besides being a devoted family man, Bob enjoyed boating, water skiing, fishing and taking his wife dancing. He was a member of the Fairbury Elks Lodge and belonged to the VFW and the American Legion.
Tue
19
Jul

Lynnda Yost

Lynnda Yost 
 Lynnda Kaye Yost, of Mims Flo., formerly of Fairbury passed from this life July 14, 2016 at age 67.  
 She is survived by her  husband  Martin Yost of  Mims, Flo., two daughters  Jana Reed, of Beatrice  and  Brandy Yost, of Lincoln; six grandchildren; one great
grandchild; two aunts; three sisters; four brothers and many nieces and nephews.
   A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, July 23 at  2 p.m. at Good  Shepherd Lutheran Church,  2073 Garden  St., Titusville, Fla., with Pastor Bruce Alberts officiating.
    A Celebration of Life service will also be held at Faith Lutheran Church  in Fairbury (time and date pending) with Pastor Ken Hart officiating.
   Arrangements by North Brevard Funeral Home of Fla.
Sat
16
Jul

Stop out to the Fair

Sat
16
Jul

Stop out to the Fair

Thu
14
Jul

Alexandria Grocery

Wed
13
Jul

7-13-16

Real Estate:
June 23: Joseph F. Chilen, personal representative of the Estate of Dean L. Zweifel, to Cheryl Zweifel; SW ¼ of the SW ¼ of Section 3, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., E ½ of the NW ¼ of Section 9, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., NE ¼ of Section 9, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 4, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., S ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 4, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., S ½ of the NE ¼ of Section 4, Township 2 North, Range 2 East of the 6th P.M., Jefferson County.
June 23: Brian D. Snook and Amanda G. Snook, husband and wife, to Spencer Brunow, a single person; Lot 15, Block 6, Highland Addition to the City of Fairbury, Jefferson County.
Wed
13
Jul

Jefferson Speedway Hosts Midget Racing

The USAC National Midgets will perform at the Jefferson County speedway early next month.
“Riverside Chevrolet Tuesday Night Thunder presented by Fairbury Foods and Schmidt’s Sanitation” will be the first USAC midget race in southern Nebraska, according to promoter Cody Brewer.
“The people in Fairbury and the surrounding communities are really excited about this event,” said Brewer. 
“Tuesday Night Thunder will be good for South Central Nebraska and good for Midget racing. 
“It will be a great lead-in to the ‘Chad McDaniel Memorial’ and Belleville Midget Nationals,” he said.
The event, scheduled for Aug. 2, also will include the JayHusker non-wing Micro Sprint Cars, said Brewer.
Among the drivers competing in the event are three-time Indianapolis 500 driver Bryon Clauson; past USAC National Sprint Car champion Brady Bacon; and current USAC Midget points leader Spencer Bayston.
Wed
13
Jul

Pitching Dominates For Fairbury

Despite playing in a mist all day, Fairbury’s American Legion Seniors baseball team relied on solid pitching to earn a pair of wins July 2 in the eight-team Sutton Senior Legion Baseball Tournament.
In its opener, Fairbury allowed no earned runs, while banging out 11 hits enroute to a 10-2 six inning win over Sutton.
Fairbury pitcher Marshall York who took over on the mound after one out in the first inning allowed just one hit in the third inning.
The game ended in the bottom of the sixth on a RBI hit from Keyten Pfingsten giving Fairbury the win by the eight-run rule.
Collecting hits for Fairbury were Cayman DeBoer, single, Adam Wasserman, two singles, Pfingsten, single, York, two singles, Zach Holes, single,, Hergott two singles, Dawson DeBoer, single, and Bauer, tripled.

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